Sat, 25 Mar 2000

Gus Dur to attend royal wedding

SURAKARTA, Central Java: President Abdurrahman Wahid, Vice President Megawati Soekarnoputri and House of Representatives Speaker Akbar Tandjung will head up the honored list of guests at the wedding of the son of Paku Buwono XII, the traditional sultan of Surakarta, on Sunday.

The marriage of GPH Dipokusumo to Roro Febri Aryuabsari will be celebrated in a ceremony filled with traditional grandeur.

Some 4,000 distinguished guests are scheduled to attend, Antara reported. (mds)